Personal Jurisdiction by Consent or Waiver
Learn how a party may consent to personal jurisdiction or waive objection to it, including by contract.
Welcome to Personal Jurisdiction by Consent or Waiver! In this lesson, we'll explore the ways in which parties can confer personal jurisdiction on a court that might otherwise lack it. First, we'll cover express consent to personal jurisdiction, including by contract. Then, we'll highlight the ways a party might implicitly consent to personal jurisdiction, usually by failing to object to personal jurisdiction at the proper time. Finally, we'll touch on a court's power, as a sanction for...